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Graduation

Important Dates for December 2017 Graduation

Online Intent to Graduate Form Due: Friday, August 25th (Friday after classes begin)

When the online intent form is completed, an automatic email is sent to your campus email account, notifying you of the receipt and directing you to the Graduation Tracker. If you HAVE NOT filled out the intent form, please do so IMMEDIATELY, as you will not be included in any reporting if not coded. Intent forms submitted late may result in the graduate’s name not appearing in the Commencement Program. In addition, the diploma and final transcript will also be delayed. 

For additional information on the online intent to graduate form, please click here. If you are having difficulty submitting the intent form, please contact the Office of Admissions, Records and Registration at (870) 972-2031 or by email at graduation@astate.edu.

Any student that files an Intent to Graduate Application but DOES NOT graduate during that same semester will be required to pay the graduation fee when filing the application again.

Undergraduate Checksheets Due: Friday, September 1st

Once the intent form is completed, your advisor will be informed that your checksheet is needed. These are the responsibility of the advisor, and must come directly from the department. Students SHOULD NOT submit checksheets to our office.

Graduate Checksheets Due: Friday, September 1st

Once the intent form is completed, your advisor will be informed that your checksheet is needed. These are the responsibility of the advisor, and must come directly from the department. Students SHOULD NOT submit checksheets to our office.

  • Thesis/Dissertation Submission to ProQuest/UMI - Fri, Nov. 3rd
  • Oral Defense Results Reported to Graduate School - Fri, Nov. 3rd
  • Comprehensive Examination Results Reported to Graduate School - Fri, Nov. 3rd

Graduation Fee

This fee is required of ALL students when filing an intent to graduate, even if not participating in the ceremony. The fee covers the processing of the paperwork, the printing of the Commencement Program, the Diploma and cover, as well as the attire. This fee will be processed once the online intent form is completed. 

If a student is unable to graduate at the end of the semester for which the intent to graduate application has been made, the student will not receive a refund of the graduation fee and will be required to pay the fee on each subsequent intent to graduate application.

Graduation Fees:

  • Associates - $45.00
  • Bachelors - $60.00
  • Masters - $85.00
  • Specialist - $95.00
  • Doctoral - $125.00

For additional information on the online intent to graduate form, please click here

Online Graduation Intent Form

The Online Graduation Intent Form can be submitted through Self Service. Instructions for the process can be found here.

Graduation Tracker for Students

Please visit the ASU myCampus portal to access the graduation tracker. The graduation tracker provides personal data on your graduation status. Visit the tracker today to see your information.  Students will have access to the tracker after their intent card is coded in the system.  Once the intent card is coded, students will receive an automated email acknowledging receipt.

Related Material

Graduation Photo Information

 

Questions about Graduation?

If you have any questions, you may contact the graduation coordinator in the office of Admissions, Records and Registration at graduation@astate.edu.

Upcoming Graduations


Date and Time: 
Saturday, December 9th (Time TBA)

Location: Convocation Center


Military Commissioning Service

Date and Time: TBA

Location: TBA


Picking Up Your Diploma

Graduating students will be notified when diplomas are available for pickup following the term of graduation and will be available for pickup at the Office of Admissions, Records and Registration in the Student Union. Diplomas will be mailed only to out-of-town graduates who complete the online form available hereNo diplomas will be mailed to a Jonesboro address. Diplomas will not be distributed to students who have an account balance.


Replacement Diplomas

To obtain a replacement diploma or minor, please see the page below. There is a fee to obtain a replacement and it cannot be scanned and/or mailed electronically.


Replacement Diplomas >>
Previous Commencements

If you would be interested in viewing a previous graduation ceremony please see the link below:


A-State YouTube >>